Tech Company Financing Transactions

Brave Software Funding Round

Digital Currency Group, FF Angel and Foundation Capital participated in a $4.5 million Seed funding round for Brave Software. The financing closed on 8/3/2016.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Proceeds Purpose
This round of funding will be allocated towards platform development and growth. This brings the total amount of funding to date to $7 million with previous angel funding from private investors.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Internet & IoT
Mailing Address
512 Second St. 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107
Email Address
Brave aims to transform the online ad ecosystem with micropayments and a new revenue-sharing solution to give users and publishers a better deal, where fast, safe browsing is the path to a brighter future for the open web.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Brendan Eich
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Chief Information Officer
Yan Zhu
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Chief Scientific Officer
Ben Livshits
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Chief Technical Officer
Brian Bondy
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VP - Bus. Development
Brian Brown
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VP - Product Management
David Temkin
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